Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/2/323
File NumberCCM84271
TitleLieutenant PHILIP GEORGE WOLFE MURRAY - TAIN (ST. DUTHUS) CEMETERY - Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

CWGC_8_1_4_1_2_323 (CCM84271).pdf

DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning the grave of Lieutenant Philip George Wolfe Murray in Tain (St. Duthus) Cemetery, UK. Main topics include: correspondence regarding request from next of kin for the erection of a Commission headstone; correspondence regarding request for Town Council’s permission to erect a headstone; internal correspondence regarding arrangements for the collection and transport of the headstone; correspondence regarding the erection of the headstone.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Lieutenant-Colonel R.A. Wolfe Murray, brother of the casualty, to the IWGC enquiring whether Lieutenant Wolfe Murray was entitled to a Commission headstone, dated 5 September 1957; letter from A.R.C. Prentis, IWGC Secretary, to Lieutenant-Colonel Wolfe Murray stating that the Commission’s offer to erect a headstone was refused by the next of kin in October 1927 and enquiring whether a personal description was desired for the headstone, dated 18 September 1957; handwritten letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wolfe Murray to the IWGC Secretary agreeing to the proposed layout of the headstone and expressing his disappointment with the fact that other war graves had Commission headstones recently erected, but not that of Lieutenant Wolfe Murray, dated 4 May 1958; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to Lieutenant-Colonel Wolfe Murray stating that permission was received from the Town Clerk or Tain to erect a headstone, dated 19 June 1958; letter from A.R.C. Prentis to Lieutenant-Colonel Wolfe Murray reporting that Lieutenant Wolfe Murray’s headstone had been erected, dated 16 September 1958.
Date5/9/1957 - 24/9/1958
Extent1 file
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